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Corpn. launches green drive

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The Hindu      30.10.2014 

Corpn. launches green drive

Coimbatore Corporation has launched green city initiative to plant saplings across the city. Designated officers will liaison with residents’ associations to plant saplings, look after the safety of those and also receive complaints of tree cutting and hammering nails.

A release from the civic body said that as per instructions from Mayor P. Rajkumar, the civic body will plant saplings that are suitable to local conditions in its establishments, including schools, parks and roadsides.

The officers will be in-charge of the trees’ safety and will work with residents’ association.

The officers are also empowered to remove nails from trees.

Members of the public can reach the officers – Rajesh Venugopal on 94892-06016, Sabari Raj on 94892-06003, Muthukumar on 948920-06013 and K. Jayalakshmi on 94421-04122.